Category Archives: Publications & Websites

IER-CTUF At The Labour Party Conference

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Mexico’s President-Elect Prepares Labor Overhaul to Empower Workers

No more secret agreements between union bosses and employers, future labor minister says By Juan Montes, The Wall Street Journal, September 11th Mexican President-elect Andr√©s Manuel L√≥pez Obrador is preparing legislation to overhaul the country‚Äôs collective-bargaining system to improve wages … Continue reading

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Collective Agreements: Extending Labour Protection

This new volume published in July 2018 examines the extension of collective agreements and its use as a policy tool to expand the coverage of labour protection, and shore up collective bargaining. At a time when inequality is on the … Continue reading

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Hammond Dumps Osborne’s “Shares For Rights” Policy

One of the Tories most peculiar policies was his decision to give tax breaks to workers who agreed to forfeit some of their employment rights. It was described as one of George Osborne’s flagship policies at the time. The idea … Continue reading

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Target’s Latest Anti Union Video – Cheesy Or What?

Target is America’s¬†third largest retailer. It is also as staunchly¬†anti union¬†as they come. This anti-union video is one of a series issued by Target which are not supposed to be duplicated. The existence of Target’s new anti-union employee training video … Continue reading

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Unions Furious As Obama Gets Approval For ‚ÄėFast Track‚Äô

By Tony Burke, Chair Campaign For Trade Union Freedom President Obama may have got his way on ‚Äėfast track‚Äô, the legislation he needs to drive through approval of a new generation of free trade agreements but US unions have vowed … Continue reading

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Labour’s Manifesto For Britain‚Äôs Workplaces

Here is an edited version of Labour’s ‘A Better Plan For Britain’s Workplaces’, produced by Unite. The central task for the next Labour government is to build an economy that creates better and more secure jobs and stop the Tory … Continue reading

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Blacklisted – The Secret War Between Big Business & Union Activists’

‘Blacklisted –¬†The Secret War between Big Business and Union Activists’ by Dave Smith and Phil Chamberlin¬†tells the story of the illegal strategies that transnational construction companies resorted to in their attempt to keep union activists away from their places of … Continue reading

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60 US Unions Oppose Fast Track Trade Deals

An unprecedented number of US unions, sixty in all, have signed a letter opposing the ‘fast tracking’ of trade deals. ¬†The unions represent¬†all sectors of the US economy, with unions from inside the US umbrella union organisation the AFL-CIO alongside … Continue reading

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NZ: Fast Food Workers Strike Over Theft Of Holidays

Wendy’s workers from five restaurants in two cities in New Zealand walked off the job on February 10th over the company’s denial of their right to alternative days off for working on public holidays. Unite Union has denounced Wendy’s use … Continue reading

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